Originally Posted by Kaitin
Thanks so much for the warm welcomes!
Deafdyke: A quick question: What does "maxstream" mean and how is it different than mainstreaming? Once again,
I was maxstreamed...it means a deaf person goes to classes with only hearing peers all day.
Mainstreaming is when there is a self-contained deaf program at a public school and depending on each students' level in each classes, they are mainstreamed with their hearing peers in some classes and spend the rest of the classes in the deaf program.
Hope that makes sense!